The world economic crisis has not bypassed by the company and AOL, the owner of multiple online services, including social network Bebo, services AIM, ICQ. During the last quarter, AOL has suffered substantial losses, which prompted her to take stunning for the millions of web surfers solutions - from April 13, the use of instant messaging service ICQ will be paid. As will be billed ? A user who wants to talk to ICQ, would order a subscription to the official website ICQ, after which it will send mail at a special unique key. Each key has a unique identification code that is sent to the server each time you connect. If you find that the system had registered two or more users with the same key, they will be disabled and placed in the so-called limpet (Banned List). There will be several tariff packages:unlimited, full-time (communication from 9 am to 9 pm, takes into account the time zone the subscriber), night (from 9 pm to 9 am), the budget for developing countries (from three nights to five am). For fans of talk will also provide a package in which the payment will be charged by the number of outgoing characters (all incoming messages - for free !). So far, accurate information on the amounts paid to various tariff plans yet, but AOL has pledged that for users of alternative ICQ-client prices are several times higher.